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Host claims FAPL targets small pubs

Host claims FAPL targets small pubs

By Iain O'Neil

Portsmouth host warned-off using foreign satellite systems hits out because neighbouring Greene King managed pubs are still using them

Foreign satellite pub raids

Foreign satellite pub raids

Trading Standards officers in Blackburn have seized satellite equipment from four pubs accused of showing Premiership football using foreign TV...

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Back to court for foreign football pubs

By Iain O'Neil

Two Portsmouth licensees who beat a prosecution for showing foreign satellite football last season have been caught in the act again. Derek Hopper of...

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FAPL drops three more cases

By Ewan Turney

The FA Premier League (FAPL) has dropped three more cases against licensees showing Premiership football using foreign satellite systems. Solicitor...

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Pubs killing our gate says Premiership club

By Ewan Turney

Blackburn Rovers FC has blamed dwindling attendance figures on pubs using foreign satellite systems to screen closed-period games. Rovers chairman...

Watch out!

Watch out!

By James Wilmore

The debate over foreign satellite systems is once again back on the radar.Earlier this month in Portsmouth, the FA Premier League (FAPL) and Media...

Three more foreign football cases dropped

Three more foreign football cases dropped

By Iain O'Neil

Sky and the FA Premier League have dropped charges against three Portsmouth licensees who showed foreign satellite football in their pubs. Derek...

Pompey three back in court today

Pompey three back in court today

By Iain O'Neil

Sky Sports and the FA Premier League have to decide whether to continue with prosecutions against three Portsmouth licensees today. The three, part...

Sky and FAPL suffer football defeat

Sky and FAPL suffer football defeat

By Iain O'Neil

Sky and the FAPL are considering dropping charges against three Portsmouth licensees after suffering defeat in the courts again. Andrew Cornwall of...

Satellite battle to break monopoly

Satellite battle to break monopoly

By Iain O'Neil

Confusion still reigns over the question of whether it is legal to use foreign satellite stations to show Premiership football in pubs. IAIN O'NEIL examines the issues

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Another licensee beats foreign football rap

By Iain O'Neil

A Portsmouth licensee walks free from court after judge says she had not acted dishonestly in showing Premiership football via a foreign satellite system.

MP calls for Sky monopoly probe

MP calls for Sky monopoly probe

All Party Parliamentary Beer Group chairman John Grogan has called for a further competition probe into Sky's market dominance of Premiership soccer...

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FA to target pub satellite suppliers

By Iain O'Neil

The FA Premier League says it will go after foreign satellite suppliers in its bid to cut out closed-period screening of Premiership football. Dan...